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      06-02-2011, 07:50 PM   #45
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...you have harness hickeys
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      06-02-2011, 08:56 PM   #46
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I'd love to see RLDZHAO's undercarriage....




Travel TiP: Never, ever say that in Britain in front of a group of men...unless you are a woman!
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      06-02-2011, 09:05 PM   #47
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You get a DSC Malfunction and go into limp mode when DSC was OFF to begin with (still figuring this one out...)
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      06-02-2011, 11:52 PM   #48
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...when you realize you have no sidewalls left and that your engine coolant has been splashing all over the motor...
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      06-03-2011, 12:41 AM   #49
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When you keep coming back to this thread because it all sounds so familiar ;-)

Best thread in a while!
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      06-03-2011, 01:29 AM   #50
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...when you realize you have no sidewalls left and that your engine coolant has been splashing all over the motor...
Well, in our case, the power steering fluid!!
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Let me get this straight... You are swapping out parts designed by some of the top engineers in the world because some guys sponsored by a company told you it's "better??" But when you ask the same guy about tracking, "oh no, I have a kid now" or "I just detailed my car." or "i just got new tires."
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      06-03-2011, 04:36 AM   #51
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...you forget to peel the tape off your rear license plate and take off the number plates before heading off-site to re-fuel... and a cop pulls a U-turn to follow you there... at least until Starbucks appeared before the gas station.


This happened to me recently at Watkins Glen. I pulled into a gas station and another customer gave me a funny look. She pointed at my taped-up plate and started to speak. I interrupted her..."Don't ask."
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      06-03-2011, 06:12 AM   #52
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.... you finally realize WHY you REALLY bought a M3!
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      06-03-2011, 07:38 AM   #53
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You are quite OK that the fuel display shows less than 6 mpg
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      06-03-2011, 08:26 AM   #54
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...you go to listen to your i-Pod and realize that you didn't plug it back in
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      06-03-2011, 11:28 AM   #55
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When you keep coming back to this thread because it all sounds so familiar ;-)

Best thread in a while!
This!
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      06-03-2011, 03:24 PM   #56
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You realize its the third time in the same day you have gassed up and you have only driven 100 miles.......
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      06-03-2011, 04:37 PM   #57
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You quickly realize you need a set of these!
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      06-03-2011, 06:56 PM   #58
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I am such a nerd, I just cut and painted these!!!!

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      06-03-2011, 11:12 PM   #59
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You quickly realize you need a set of these!
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      06-04-2011, 01:02 AM   #60
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You realize its the third time in the same day you have gassed up and you have only driven 100 miles.......
Only 3 times lol:
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      06-04-2011, 06:43 AM   #61
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The word gets around and RedBull-Renault finally returns your calls and wants you to replace Vettel.
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The word gets around and RedBull-Renault finally returns your calls and wants you to replace Vettel.
They called you too?
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      06-04-2011, 02:28 PM   #63
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when you have a argument with yourself about the pros and cons of using DSC.
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      06-04-2011, 05:02 PM   #64
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They called you too?
I turned them down as I prefer not to drive such small bore cars...or wear hats in my publicity photo that make me look like I ride the short bus. I passed on your names though...
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They called you too?
What!? I thought I was special...
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You raise a fist out your window when exiting the highway or entering a driveway
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